4 Most Difficult Camera Installs (Statistics)

By: Sean Patton, Published on Jul 12, 2018

Heavy housings, cumbersome brackets, heavy ladders required, and tricky field of view requirements will cause difficulties no matter the camera manufacturer, because of the install location or complexity of the camera technology.

This continues IPVM series including Top Features for Easy Install and Worst Features for Camera Install.

In this note we review the top 4 most difficult type of camera installs from 140 integrator responses:

  • PTZ Cameras
  • High / Exterior Mounted Cameras
  • Multi-Imager Cameras
  • License Plate Recognition Cameras

***** ********, ********** ********, heavy ******* ********, *** tricky ***** ** **** requirements **** ***** ************ no ****** *** ****** manufacturer, ******* ** *** install ******** ** ********** of *** ****** **********.

**** ********* **** ****** including*** ******** *** **** Install******** ******** *** ****** Install.

** **** **** ** review *** *** * most ********* **** ** camera ******** **** *** integrator *********:

  • *** *******
  • **** / ******** ******* Cameras
  • *****-****** *******
  • ******* ***** *********** *******

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PTZ *******

*** **** ****** ********* indicated **** *** ******* as *** **** ********* cameras ** *******. **** integrators ***** **** *** cameras *** ****** *** heavier (**** * ******* dome ******), ***** **** having *****-**** ****** ** the ******* ****** **** this **** ** *******:

  • "* *** ******. **** are ******* *** ******* multiple ***** ********* ** the ******** *******."
  • "***. *** ** ****** and ****** ** ********** "
  • "**** ***** ** ******* mount *** *******"
  • "********* *****, ***** *, Div. * *** ******* because **** *** ** heavy."
  • "***** **** **** *** to *** ****"
  • "**** ******** **** ********* proof *** ******"
  • "*** ******** **** *** can ********* ** *** most ********* ********* ** the *******"
  • "******** ******* ***-****-**** ******* due ** *** ****** and ****** ** ***** typical ************ ****** *****"
  • "******* ***/**** ******* ** the ****** - *** easy ******* ** * ladder ********** * *-*-*, with **** ******* ** 20 *******"
  • "**** ******* ***'*. ********* on *** ******** * lift *** ** ****** and ****** * ****** technician. **** *** *** heaviest ** ******* *** are ******* ** **** to ***** *****."
  • "*** * ***** *****. heavier, **** ****** ********* and ******* ****** **** locations ** ****"
  • "***, *****, *****."
  • "*** ** * ***** gooseneck. ******** ***** ** be **** ******, ******** cables ** ********* *** be * ****, *****,
  • "***** *** *******"
  • "******** ***"
  • "**** *** *** **** difficult ** *** ****** tends ** ** * little ***** *********"
  • "***. ******, ******** ******, drivers *********."
  • "***; ** ******** *** many ****** ** **** "
  • "**** ******* *** *******"

***** ******* ********* ****** ***** *** ******** over *** *****. ** *** ****** resolution ******* ***** **** cameras *** **** ********* to *** *** ******* to *******. ****** ***** is * ******** *********** need *** ******* **** capabilities, *** ******* *** not ** ***** *** extra **** *** ******.

**** ***/** ******** ******* Cameras

*** **** ****** ********* were ************* ********* **** work ****** (*****, **** ceilings, **** ******) *** also ******** *******. *********** cited ************ ****** ******** which *** ******* ******** technicians, **** ******* ** lifts, *** ******** **** hard ********:

  • "**** ******. ********* *** need *****, ******* *******, coring, ***."
  • "******** ***** ** ****. Self ***********."
  • "******** ***/** **********. ********* looking ** ****** **** heights"
  • "******** ******* *** ********* the **** ********* ** install **** *** ********* time ** ********, ********, aiming, ******** *** ********** weatherproofing *** ******* ** height *********."
  • "********, ***** ******* ***** walls, **** *** ********, poles ** ******* ****."
  • "******* ******* *******. **** often ***** ******* **** rentals ** ***** ** prevent *********** ** ****** membrane *****. **** ******* tie ****, *** ****** and ******* *** ***** and ***** *** ****** always ******* ** ***** two *****."
  • "********* *** **** ************, on ***** **** ******. Which ******* ******* ******, special ******** ***** ** hide ******. **** ******* in * *********, ****** high ******* *****."
  • "******** *** ** ** extension ******, *** **** to **** * ******* amount ** ***** *** parts *** **** ***'* want ** **** ** drop ******** **** **-** feet."
  • "**** ******* ** ******** surfaces *** ******. ******** through ******** ********, ********** through ****, ***."
  • "******* *******, ** *** features"
  • "*** *******, ****** ******* they *** ******* *******, high ** ** *** building *** ******* *** use ** * **** to *******."
  • "****-***** *******"
  • "***** ******** *****, ** retrofits **** ********* ******* materials."
  • "******* **** **** *** the ***** ***"
  • "******** ******* ******** ******. Need ** **** **** account ******** ** *** hours, **** **** *** snow."

Multi-Imagers

************** *****-******* ******* ******** camera ***** **** * single ******* **** *** housing (*** ********-****** ********). *******, *********** ***** that *** ***** ******* sizes *** ********** ****** increase *** ********** ** this **** ** ****** installation:

  • "************, **** ****** **** the ***** *** ***** takes * ***** ******* depending ** *** ******** the *** **** **."
  • "*********** ******* ****** ** drop ******* *** ** their ******, *** *** lack ** **** ********** mounting ***********."
  • "******* *****-****** *******"
  • "******* ****** ********-**: *** the **** ****** *** fixed ** *** **** base ****** ** ********* to **** * ******** aligned ****** **** *** base ** ****** ** an ***** ** ******* installation *********."
  • "**** *****. *** *** of *****, **** ** the *** ** ****-**."
  • "*****-****** ******* **** ***. (Hanwha's ****) ***** ******, great ***, ** ***** at ******** **** ***** or ********* *** ******** below ******* *****. **** has ** **** ***, lens *** ** **** off, ****** *** ** go **** **, **** has ** ** ********, and **** ****** *** check. ****** *** **** time *** ******** ** 'right' "
  • "*** ************ (****** ***) and ********* ******* *** to **** *** ****** and *** ** **** understanding ** ****** *********"
  • "**** ***** ******* **** the ********* ******"
  • "*****-****** ******"

**** ********** ******** ********* there ** ** *********** for ************* ** ************* their ******* ** ********** the ******* *********, ******, and ********** ** ********* the *******.

License ***** *********** *******

*******, *** ******* *** a ***** *******, *** many *********** ***** **** its ******** ************ *** accurate ******** **** *** installation ** ***** *********** cameras *********. **** ***** be *** **** *** an *** ****** ************ to ************* ***** ******** from **** **** **** inflexible ************:

  • "*** ******* *** ** tuning ******** ** *** camera ***** *** ***"
  • "...********* ******* ***** ******"
  • "*** ******* *** ** the ****** ** **** to *** ******* ** the ****** ******** *** parking ***** *****, ******* garage ** ******** ** parking ***. ******* *********, conduit, *********, ***."
  • "***** ****** ************ ********** those ********* ******* ***** capture ** ****** ****** ID"
  • "*** ** **** *** fickle *** *** **** to ** **** ******** at *****.
  • "***, *** **** ** get *** ***** ***** and ********. "
  • "*********** **** * ***** say ******* ***** *******. You **** ** **** a ****** **** **** because *** ******* ***** (both ********** *** ********) are ******** ** **** as *** ******** ** the ********."

Comments (12)

* ***** *** **** ** **********, *** **** ********* **** of *** ****** ******* ** ****** *** ***** ******** ********. I've *** ** ***** ********** *** ** *** *****-****** ******* once *** **** ***** ** ********. *** **** ***** *** pretty **** ** ******* ** * *** *****. ** **** the *********** ***** ** ***** *** ******* ********** *** *** it *** ****** ******** *******. ** *** **** **** ******* plywood ** ***** ******** **** **** ******, **** ***** *** install **** **** ****** **** * ******* ******.

** *** *** ** ** *** *** *** *** ****** to ******* *****-****** ******* ** **** **** * ******, **** that ***** ** **** ******** ** *** ****** ** ** a ****. *'* *** **** ** ****** **** *** ******** is **** ********* ***** ** ********* ******.

* ***'* ******* ** *** ****** ** *** ********** ** really ** *** ***-******** *** ***** ***********.

******* ***** ****** ** ** ******* ***** **** ***** *** longest ** *******.

* ******, *** ***** ***** ** **** ****** ** ***** was ********* ****, *** * ******* ****'* ****** ****.

****** **** ******* **********(****) ******** *******? ***** ********* **** *** detecting ***** ***** ******.

* ****** ** ***** ** ******* ********** ****** ********** *** critical ***** ******. ***** *** * *** ******* *** *****, most ** **** *** *** ****** *****. *** ************ ******** divers *** ****** *********** ***********, *** *********** *** ***** ** be * *********, ** ** ***** ******* ******** ******* ***** verification ** ******.

*** *****, *** ***** **** **** **** ******, ** ** manufacture *** *** *** ** ***** *** ***** *** ** the ***** *** ***********, **'* * ** **.

****** **** **** *** **** *** **** *** ********!. ***'* invent *** ***** *****!

*** ******* ****** ********-** ** * ************* *** ******, *** sure *** **** ***** ** * ********* ****** ** ***** and ***** *** ** **** **** **. ** *** *** Arecont *****-******* (******** ** *** ****** ******), ***** ** ******, You *** **** *** ***** **** **** ***** ****** *** slippers *** ***** **** *** *********** ****** **** ******** ***** is ******** ** ** *** ** ******** *** ** **** its *******.

** ***'** ***** ********* ***, *** *'*************** ***** ** ** ****, **'* **** ** ******* *** amount ** ***** *** ****** ** *********** ******** **** ** reassemble *** ****** **** ****** *** ** *** ******.

**** ** *** ************ ****** *** **** ******:****** ******* ******

****'** **** ****** *" ** ******** ***** ** ***** ** wide ** * *** ******, ** *** * ****** ********* to ****** **** * ****** **** ** ***'** ** * ladder.

* ** ********** **** ******. *** **** ** ** ******* released **** ****. *** ******* ****** ****# ********-** ****** *** released ** **** **** ** *** **** *** ******** **** it. **** *** ***** *** ********** ***. **** *** *** on ***** *** ********** ** *** **** ***** **** **** dealer ***** ********* ******* **** ** **** ** *** ****** you ****. *** ******* ** ** ******* **** *****-*******, **** are *** ***-********** *** ********** *** **** ****-*********** ** *** photo ***** * ********* ****** **** *** ****** ******* ****#. I ********** *** *****-******* ***** **** ** **** **** ****** level ** ********** ******** ** * **** **** ** *** kind.

*** *** *** ** **** ****** *** ******* *** ** Cut ******?

* ***, * **** ** ** ***** *** *** *** man ** *** ***** **** ***** **** ** **. **** is ***** ******* ****!

“***** ******* ******** *** *** *** *** ********...” ** * false *********. *** **** ** *** **-***, ** **** ********* power ********. *** ****** ** ******** *** ************* (**** *************) with ***** ****** *** ***** ********* (***** ** *****). ** may ***** * ****** ****, *** ** *** ******* *** wall ***** *****, ******** *** ********** **** *****, **** ****** the ****** *** ****** *****, ** **** ** ******* *** alignment. *** ****** ***** ****, ** ** *** **** *** to ** (** ******** **** * **** ** ********-********** *** move ** ******).

*** **** ** **** ****+ **** ***** *** *****, * use **** **** **** *** **** * ****** ***** *** (when ***** **** **** ** *** **** **** **** *********, requiring ***** ****** ** ** *** *** -***).

*******, *** *************** ********. **** ** * ******* *** ******* ********* ** the ****** ** * *****.

**'** *** ******** **** ******** **** **** ****, **** ********** is ********* ***** *** ** ******* ** *** ****** ** a *****.

******* ** ******* *** *** *** ********* *** **** ******, lugging ****** ** ***** ****** *** ***.

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